Re-Post: A Mama’s Journey

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by Melissa cross posted from her blog Permission To Live This was originally published June of 2011. I’ve also included an excerpt from a post I wrote the year before that. Words can’t fully explain how life-changing it was for me to begin to see my children as people, not sinful rebellious little beings I must force into compliance. Recognizing that how I was parenting was wrong, forced me to acknowledge that how I was parented had harmed me. My desire to parent my children gently, was the fuel that pushed me to get into counseling and get help for the first time. It’s hard to believe it’s been 5 years since I began the journey of Gentle Parenting. … [Read more...]

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News: Colorado Elects Demon Hunter?

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Alright, so Colorado allows people to legally smoke marijuana in their state, which is the only explanation to how this man was elected. Everyone voting for him must have been high.One of Kevin Swanson's pals was elected this week in Colorado as a state representative. Gordon Klingenschmitt is well know for trying to exorcise the President's supposed 'demons' long distance along with a long list of even more bizarre. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Part 8 – Dancing With the Devil?

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by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - When the Worst HappensA reader brought up an excellent point yesterday. What does Michael advocate doing if your child is the aggressor or sexual offender. So I'm posting a few more parts of this long article to answer that question, or attempt to answer it. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Part 7 – Dancing With the Devil

Keep in mind that this is what Michael is talking about when he speaks of punishing with death sexual sinners.

by Michael Pearl of No Greater Joy - When the Worst HappensToday Michael is speaking of extremes and his conflicted emotions in dealing with this subject. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Part 6 – Dancing With the Devil

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by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - When the Worst HappensTeenagers Fourteen to Eighteen Years Old - All guilt and hormones, oh my! … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Part 4 – Dancing With the Devil

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by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - When the Worst HappensWhen the offender is someone else's child and they've exposed your children to their sexual sin this is what Michael recommends you do: … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: Part 3 – Dancing With the Devil

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by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - When the Worst Happens … [Read more...]

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Why the Homeschool Movement Was So Frightening

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by Lana Hope cross posted from her blog Wide Open Ground The stories on Homeschoolers Anonymous have been more triggering for me lately. HA is hosting a series called “It hurts me more than you.” Then today Cynthia Jeub, a daughter of a well-known homeschool family with 16 children,shared her story of the abuse she and her siblings have received, and still are receiving. … [Read more...]

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Quoting Quiverfull: What Age is ‘Too Young’ to Spank?

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by Michael Pearl from No Greater Joy - Too Young To Spank? … [Read more...]

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Breaking The Generational Cycle of Child Abuse

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Our good friend M. Dolon Hickmon has a guest post up at Dan Fincke's site Camels With Hammers called 'Breaking The Generational Cycle of Child Abuse'  For those of you that don't know Mr. Hickmon he is also the author  of a powerful novel based upon some of his personal experiences of growing up in an abusive religious family - 13:24 - A Story of Faith and Obsession If you haven't read his book yet then I cannot emphasis strongly enough how good it is! He also writes for The Freethinker and On Faith. … [Read more...]

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